Colombo: The first match of the three-match ODI series between India and Sri Lanka is being played at the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo. Hosts Sri Lanka won the toss and decided to bat first. Batting first, Sri Lanka scored 262 for 9 in 50 overs. Team India got a target of 263 runs to win.
BCCI tweeted, “Sri Lanka post 262/9 on the board in the first #SLvIND ODI. Keycap digit two wickets each for @deepak_chahar9, @imkuldeep18 & @yuzi_chahal. Keycap digit one wicket each for @krunalpandya24 & @hardikpandya7. #TeamIndia’s chase shall commence soon. “
Avishka Fernando and Minod Bhanuka came out to open innings for Sri Lanka. Both scored 49 runs for the first wicket. The team got its first breakthrough in the 10th over. Yuzvendra Chahal dismissed Avishka Fernando for 32. Kuldeep gave the second blow in the 17th over by dismissing Bhanuka Rajapaksa for 24 runs. In the same over, Kuldeep dismissed Minod Bhanuka for 27 runs. Krunal Pandya gave Sri Lanka the fourth breakthrough by dismissing Dhananjaya de Silva. He scored 14 runs.
Sri Lanka XI: Avishka Fernando, Minod Bhanuka(wicket-keeper), Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Dhananjaya de Silva, Charith Asalanka, Dasun Shanaka(captain), Wanindu Hasaranga, Chamika Karunaratne, Isuru Udana, Dushmantha Chameera and Lakshan Sandakan.
India XI: Shikhar Dhawan(Captain), Prithvi Shaw, Ishan Kishan(wicket-keeper), Manish Pandey, Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Deepak Chahar, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Yuzvendra Chahal, and Kuldeep Yadav.